Ear Nose & Throat

7 ways to Allergy Proof your Home

November 27, 2017

During the winter, we spend more time indoors exposing ourselves to allergens and other irritants like dust mites, pet dander, smoke, mold spores and household sprays. Here are some tips to help you survive the winter allergy season: 1. Wash your bedding and pajamas in hot water to kill dust mites 2. Purchase allergy guard […]

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OTC (over the counter) Allergy Treatment

November 15, 2017

Allergy symptoms; such as sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose, and hives can leave you feeling miserable. The good news is that more and more medications that have been prescribed in the past to treat these allergies can now be purchased without a prescription. Antihistamines, decongestants, mast cell stabilizers, corticosteroids, and anti-leukotrienes are among the medications commonly […]

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Sinusitis: Acute vs. Chronic

November 6, 2017

Did you know that about 35 million Americans have sinusitis at least once a year? It is definitely not rare, but we want to help you be able to fight it off properly when it hits. What is Sinusitis? It is when your sinus tissue lining becomes swollen or inflamed. A normal healthy sinus is […]

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Hoarseness (Hoarse Voice): Causes and Treatment

November 1, 2017

The Merriam Webster dictionary would describes hoarse as “rough or harsh in sound”. A hoarse voice may sound breathy, raspy, strained, or show changes in volume or pitch.  Voice changes, such as hoarseness, are related to disorders in the sound-producing parts (vocal folds) of the voice box (larynx). The important thing to note, is that hoarseness […]

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Nasal Congestion

October 18, 2017

Do you have trouble breathing out of your nose? You may benefit from seeing your local ENT provider. There are many causes of nasal congestion: allergies, nasal polyps, a deviated septum, and others. If allergies are the cause of your nasal congestion, you may find that the congestion alternates between the left and right nostril, or worsens when […]

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